AT&T employee shot during robbery on Cleveland’s east side

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CLEVELAND– An AT&T employee suffered a gunshot wound during a robbery on Cleveland’s east side, police said.

It happened shortly before 1 p.m. Monday at East 30th Street and Central Avenue. According to Cleveland police, two men robbed the victim and shot him in the leg. The exact circumstances are not yet known.

The victim was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center. Police said he is an employee of AT&T and was working at the time.

Detectives continue to investigate.